“For some students, going back to a building for a full day just didn’t feel like it was for them anymore,” the school’s principal said.
Educators and officials in districts that contracted with Paper say its text-based tutoring service often frustrates the students who need the most help.
The latest findings solidify a developing picture of schools struggling to support students who have fallen off track.
“The national conversation on homelessness is focused on single adults who are very visible in large urban areas. It is not focused on children.”
The share of students who were homeless has largely not budged even as public school enrollment has dipped by 9.5% since the pandemic.
Researchers say it will take years to catch up; individualized instruction accelerates gains
Far fewer schools are providing students with home internet assistance this year compared with earlier in the pandemic, according to new federal data.
Students who struggled before the pandemic are having the toughest time catching up.
The city’s new virtual high school program could serve 200 ninth graders this coming school year.
Chronic absenteeism and academic failure have prompted the Detroit school district to tighten enrollment standards for the coming school year.
Sticking around: Most big districts will offer virtual learning this fall, a sign of pandemic’s effect
At least half of the nation’s 20 largest school districts will offer more full-time virtual schooling this fall than they did before the pandemic.
As Indiana limits virtual learning, some districts will adjust how they handle school on snow days and on teacher training days.
‘I believe that virtual learning is here to stay whether or not we have a pandemic’ schools Chancellor David Banks says.
The pandemic helped drive the state’s decision to scrap the requirement, and follows reforms in recent years to teacher certification in New York.
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As the Detroit Public Schools Community District has committed to improving the program, families are finding that being enrolled in the district’s virtual school is not easy.
A House panel voted 5-4 to defeat a bill that critics said aimed to correct a voucher law overturned by judges.
Springfield School District 186 and Joliet Public Schools 86 were among schools to cancel classes, while Chicago Public Schools said it would be open.
Detroit Superintendent Nikolai Vitti informed parents last week that the district had used all six of its forgiven days this school year for health and safety reasons.
Tennessee law prevents district leaders from switching to remote learning without approval from state education officials, causing desperation and disruption for school officials and families.
The proposal would target districts that don’t offer 180 days of annual in-person instruction beginning Sept. 1, 2022
Colorado student enrollment is slightly up, but still not recovered to pre-pandemic levels.